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Focus on Marriage Podcast

The Focus Marriage Podcast features relatable advice on healthy marriage with stories from guest speakers that challenge and encourage every couple to build a deeper connection.

Meet the Hosts

Greg Smalley
Greg Smalley

Dr. Greg Smalley serves as the vice president of Marriage at Focus on the Family. In this role, he develops and oversees initiatives that prepare individuals for marriage, strengthen and nurture existing marriages and help couples in marital crises.

John Fuller
John Fuller

John Fuller is vice president of the Audio division and co-host of the daily "Focus on the Family" radio program. He speaks and writes about family, faith, media and business. John and his wife, Dena, reside in Colorado Springs, Colo., and have six children.

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Marriage

Enjoying Physical Intimacy as a Woman, Part 2

In a culture saturated with fake sexuality, it’s critical for you to guard your passions, by choosing to honor your spouse or future spouse. John, Greg and Erin offer thoughts on how dating and engaged couples can guard their sexual desires against temptation.

Past Episodes

Marriage

Enjoying Physical Intimacy as a Woman, Part 1

God created sex as a special gift for you and your spouse to enjoy. But experiencing healthy sexual connection requires a selfless attitude. John, Greg and Erin give some advice for how you can let go of selfishness when it comes to sexuality.

Marriage

Thriving in the Midst of Financial Ruin, Part 2

Overcoming financial obstacles starts with changing your habits. The sooner you adjust your habits, the sooner you and your spouse can achieve financial stability. John, Greg and Erin give some advice for how young couples can build healthy disciplines with money.

Marriage

Thriving in the Midst of Financial Ruin, Part 1

Financial problems don’t have to end your marriage. With focused effort, you and your spouse can thrive financially. John, Greg and Erin offer hope to couples with financial problems.

Marriage

Valuing Marriage in a Culture that Doesn’t, Part 2

We all carry some kind of baggage from our past. Because of this, many are wondering, “Is marriage worth it?” Greg, Erin and John discuss how to be honest with your spouse about past mistakes in a healthy way.

Marriage

Valuing Marriage in a Culture that Doesn’t, Part 1

Seeing your parents or friends get divorced can leave painful scars. But, with God’s help, your marriage can set a new paradigm for your family. Greg, Erin and John talk about how to address divorce, when it’s part of your family history.

Marriage

Restoring Your Marriage After Infidelity, Part 7

Infidelity is a devastating betrayal to your marriage, but it doesn’t mean your story is over. Forgiveness is a process and it will take time, but it’s worth it. Greg and John describe what forgiving your spouse looks like.

Marriage

Restoring Your Marriage After Infidelity, Part 6

Discovering your spouse has been unfaithful is crushing. If you or someone you know is in that place, we are here to help. Greg, Erin and John discuss ways to prevent an affair by setting healthy boundaries.

Marriage

Keeping the Romance Sizzling in Your Marriage, Part 9

Guarding your marriage from sexual temptation is a daily choice, but with God’s help, you can overcome. Your marriage is worth it. John, Greg and Erin discuss ways to build intimacy with your spouse outside of the bedroom.

Marriage

Navigating the Common Challenges of Marriage, Part 9

Seeing a couple go the distance can inspire you to keep going in your own marriage. By serving your spouse, you can inspire those around you. John, Greg and Erin share about couples who’ve inspired them to honor God in their marriages.

Marriage

Saving Your Marriage from Divorce, Part 6

When you don’t deal with small marriage problems, it can lead to some devastating consequences in the future. But dealing with the problems can start your healing journey. John, Greg and Erin share how to stay close to God when your marriage is struggling.

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